Jan 12, 2023

Construction Project Engineer - Kingsport, TN

  • TEC Industrial
Skilled Trades

Job Description

 Construction Project Engineer – Kingsport, TN

  • Experience performing Industrial Projects, Chemical, Pulp & Paper, Heavy Industrial.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field of study
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and other applicable software programs
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptable to change
  • Ability to read and comprehend plans and specifications
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and proactive – Can accomplish tasks without direct oversight


Project Information

Location: Kingsport, TN

Duration: 12+ Months

Per Diem available

Up to 50 hours a week to start


T E C Industrial has been building a team for more than 75 years and offer our employees a full slate of benefits including:

·         Medical FSA-HSA

·         Dental             

·         Vision  

·         STD/LTD           

·         Group Life/Voluntary Life

·         401k plan with Company match

·         Accidental Death and Dismemberment   

·         Accident plan

·         Critical Illness plan

·         Whole Life insurance


Full Job Description

The statements below reflect the items considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



This position reviews design and bidding documents, evaluates contractor bids, and oversees construction progress and scheduling. Additionally, the Construction Project Engineer provides technical support to construction staff under the supervision of the Project Manager. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently but will work closely and report to a supervisor or manager. This position works on projects of limited complexity in a support role.

Additional Functions

·         Assist in the development of cost estimates 

·         Review plans and other technical documents 

·         Answer questions regarding the scope and/or timing of the project

·         Monitor costs and project progress 

·         Maintain control of all project documentation

·         Create, manage and track RFI’s from the field to the architect/engineer of record

·         Maintain/update project records

·         Assist the project manager/superintendent in creating and distributing the project schedule

·         Turn in submittals from subcontractors to A/E for approval 

·         Understand appropriate building codes/regulations

·         Coordinate project change-order management, creation, and negotiation

·         Conduct and document weekly project owner’s meetings/decisions 

·         Assist the project team with site safety documentation and coordination 

·         Assist the project team with closeout of the project

·         Assist project manager with assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Capable of handling multiple projects.
  • Constructability & strategy leadership.
  • Organization, documentation skills through project punch list and turnover.
  • Collaboration and team building skills.
  • Problem solving & negotiating skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. 
  • Project Management
  • Oversees project implementation and execution through completion of construction.
  • Firm knowledge of construction/maintenance projects in an Industrial setting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal & external clients
  • Organizational & detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business.
  • Ability to multi-task working within a team structure and independently


Education and Experience:

  • BS/BA degree in relevant field required
  • Minimum 4 years of Industrial Construction Management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management and organizational skills are required


·         Arrive at work on time, as scheduled, consistently, reliably, & complete each shift

·         Follow all safety rules and standards for the company and for the site

·         Understand and follow Instructions from the direct supervisor

 Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 Physical Profile Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment. The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions are sedentary but may require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 20 pounds; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger and motor dexterity.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers/printers/scanners/fax machines, phones, filing cabinets, etc.  Employee must have the ability to transport necessary equipment and supplies and set-up for meetings, etc.  The employee must have a current driver’s license and have the ability to travel to various locations at times for various reasons.

AAP/EEO Statement: 

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to foster a work environment that includes and embraces racial, ethnic and gender diversity and other individual differences. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion helps us attract and retain the best talent, enables employees to realize their full potential, and drives high performance through innovation and collaboration. 


T E C Industrial is a Drug-Free, E-Verify, Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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